Trust Staff

Our Patrons

Matt Jukes QPM

Assistant Commissioner Matt Jukes joined the Metropolitan Police in November 2020 after serving as the Chief Constable of South Wales Police since January 2018.

Matt joined South Yorkshire Police in 1995 as a Police Constable on the streets of Sheffield, soon after being commended for his tenacity and courage in the arrest of a suspect following a post office robbery. Between 1997 and 2006, Matt went on to work in a number of roles, principally as a detective. In his early CID career he was involved in operations to tackle violent drugs gangs and later specialised in counter terrorism.

He joined South Wales Police as an Assistant Chief Constable in 2010. He led the latest phase of the force’s response to several miscarriage of justice cases from the 1980s and 90s, including the infamous ‘Cardiff 3’ case. Matt was appointed Deputy Chief Constable in August 2013.

He retains a strong interest in wider issues of health and wellbeing in the service and is the chair of Police Sport UK. As a keen sportsman himself, he has competed in running, triathlon and swimming events.Matt was awarded a Queens Police Medal in the New Year Honours List 2018.

Jo Farrell

Jo Farrell has overall command and responsibility for the Police Service of Scotland and leads 22,000 officers and staff serving communities across a third of the United Kingdom’s landmass. Chief Constable Farrell joined the police as a constable in Cambridge in 1991. In 2002, she joined Northumbria Police, initially as a Chief Inspector, and was promoted to Assistant Chief Constable, with responsibility for response and neighbourhood policing as well as the communications department.

Chief Constable Farrell joined Durham Constabulary in November 2016 as Deputy Chief Constable before being appointed Chief Constable in June 2019. Chief Constable Farrell chairs the National Police Chiefs’ Council’s Digital Data and Technology Co-ordination Committee.

In October 2023, she became Chief Constable with Police Scotland.

Jamie Griffin, United States Secret Service

Jamie began his law enforcement career in 1998 by accepting a commission as a Special Agent with the U.S. Secret Service in Providence, Rhode Island. He has had subsequent assignments in Washington, D.C., London, New York City and Chappaqua, New York.

In Washington from 2002-2007, he was assigned to the Presidential Protective Division at the White House as a member of the close protection detail responsible for the security of President George W. Bush. In 2007, Jamie was reassigned in London as an Assistant Attaché at the U.S. Embassy. He returned to the U.S. in 2011, where he was promoted to head the New York Field Office’s Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Unit and, and later served as the head of the Electronic Crimes Task Force’s Digital Forensics Laboratory. He was reassigned in 2016 as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the close protection detail for former President Bill Clinton and his wife, Secretary Hillary Clinton, who was at the time a candidate for President of the United States.

In December 2018, Jamie returned to London to take up his current position as the U.S. Secret Service Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in London, where he is the principal liaison officer to the United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark.

Pam Kelly

Chief Constable Pam Kelly joined Gwent Police in 2017 as the Deputy Chief Constable from neighbouring Dyfed-Powys Police. Pam started her career in policing serving as a volunteer in the Special Constabulary before becoming a Regular Officer in Dyfed-Powys Police in 1994.

Pam has a strong operational background, having performed the role of Senior Investigating Officer for approximately 10 years, predominately investigating murder, manslaughter, rape and serious organised crime cases across Wales and beyond.

Pam was also the first policing author for the All Wales Child Protection procedures and also played a key role in implementing the Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements in terms of managing sex and dangerous offenders across the UK.

In 2011, Pam played a key role as a Senior Identification Manager in aiding in the recovery of deceased British citizens following the Japanese tsunami, as well as plane crashes in Afghanistan and Tripoli. Pam is also trained as a Firearms Commander, Public Order Commander and Hostage Negotiator.

Our Trustees

Trust Chair: Revd Canon David Wilbraham MBE

David, a former Police motorcyclist with Merseyside Police, was ordained in 1988 and held parish ministries in the North West of England. In 1994 he moved to Surrey Police as part of their Welfare team.

In 2007 he was appointed as full time Force Chaplain with Thames Valley Police. From 2009 he led the 650 strong National Association of Chaplains to the Police (NACP), now Police Chaplaincy UK, of which David is CEO and National Police Chaplain.

David was appointed as a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in the 2020 New Year Honours.

Deputy Chair: John Giblin

John retired from Heddlu Gwent Police in 2014 after 32 years police service, including 5 with Greater Manchester Police. He is in receipt of 6 commendations.

The last 12 years of his service was as a Welsh regional representative on the Joint Central Committee of the Police Federation of England and Wales where he was the national lead in several business areas, for 6 years he was also Chairman of the Sergeant’s Central Committee.

Treasurer: Joanne Matulevicze

Joanne is a serving Inspector with Police Scotland. Having joined in 2007, Joanne was posted to work in Glasgow’s East End and has served as both a response and community police officer.

She joined the Trust in 2012 and aims to raise awareness of the charity across Scotland and to represent female officers on the board. Joanne’s husband is also a serving police officer in Police Scotland.

Joanne was the first Treasurer of the Trust since it’s Incorporation by Royal Charter in 2018.

Secretary: David Acheson MBE

David is a serving Inspector with Police Scotland. His uncle, Kenneth Acheson, was an officer in the Royal Ulster Constabulary GC until he was murdered by terrorists. David designed the PC Bill Barker memorial pin badge which raised thousands for Bill’s favourite charity the Great North Air Ambulance. He authored the Scottish Police Roll of Honour book on behalf of the Trust.

David was appointed as a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2016 New Year Honours, later in the same year he was elected as a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland for his work on Police history in Scotland.

David was the first Secretary of the Trust since it’s Incorporation by Royal Charter in 2018.

David Threadgold

David became Chair of the Scottish Police Federation in February 2023.

He joined Grampian Police in 1998 and became a member of the Grampian Police Joint Branch Board in 2004.  With the exception of a 12 month period, David served continuously as a local area representative until he was elected into a Full Time office bearers post as Vice Chair of the North area in July 2018. 

Since then, he has held the position of Chair of the North area, and Assistant to the General Secretary for Conduct. He also sits on the staff side of the Scottish Police Negotiating Board.

Richard Critchley

NEC Chairman and NARPO President

John Robins QPM DL

John was appointed as a Constable in West Yorkshire Police in 1990.  He worked in a variety of roles and ranks throughout West Yorkshire.  In 2003 John was posted to Bradford as the Superintendent in charge of Operational Policing. 

In 2012 John became an Assistant Chief Constable, taking the lead on Workforce, Development and Standards.  He subsequently took on the role of the Assistant Chief Constable in charge of Local Policing across the Western side of West Yorkshire.

In 2014 John became the Temporary Deputy Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police, leading on Professional Standards, Ethics and Equality. In 2017 John was appointed as Deputy Chief Constable.

In July 2019 John was officially appointed Chief Constable.

Dan Murphy KPM

Chief Superintendent Dan Murphy is a Kent Police Officer who has served in both uniform and detective positions at different ranks during his service.

He has undertaken investigative, operational and organisational management roles. He has performed the roles of Strategic Firearms Commander, Senior Investigating Officer and Authorising Officer, which included being on the executive committee of the National Source Working Group.

Dan became the National Secretary of the Police Superintendents’ Association in July 2017. He was awarded the King’s Police Medal in the New Year’s Honours 2023.

Denis Gunn

Denis is the father of Surrey Police Constable Richard Gunn who was killed on duty in 2004 in a road accident whilst responding to an emergency call.

Denis previously served as a Trustee and the National President of Care of Police Survivors (COPS) and became a Trustee of the Police Roll of Honour Trust in November 2011 both to enhance co-operation between the two charities and to advise and assist the Police Roll of Honour Trust with matters concerning bereaved police families.

Ian Lewis

Ian advises in all areas of Professional Regulatory Discipline, Fitness to Practice and is an experienced Grade A Criminal Practitioner.

Ian’s main specialism is in Police Law with particular emphasis on Misconduct proceedings, Inquests and Inquiries. For nearly 30 years Ian was the sole appointed Solicitor for the Police Superintendents Association. He has also represented numerous members of CPOSA.

Trevor Purcell

Trevor is the Vice Chair of the Police Federation of Northern Ireland.

Simon Kempton

Simon joined Dorset Police in 2000 working as a frontline response officer, both as a constable and as a sergeant, where he gained qualifications as a licensed search team leader and a hostage and crisis negotiator.

He has also worked in some more covert roles, including undercover policing, surveillance and counter-terrorist policing. This breadth of experience has given him the opportunity to build a well-rounded career with experience across a range of disciplines. Some of the roles have been subject to enhanced vetting, requiring the upmost levels of integrity and personal ethics.

Simon was elected as PFEW deputy national treasurer in 2017 to support the national treasurer and finance director by helping to implement the initiatives being brought forward, and building close working relationships with stakeholders. He was elected as national treasurer in 2019.

Stewart Carle

General Secretary of the Association of Scottish Police Superintendents.

Cait McLaughlin

Thom McLoughlin

Our Advisors

Financial Advisor: Andy Fiddler

Andy is a serving Sergeant in Thames Valley Police, he is also a Trustee and Chair of the TVP Group Insurance.

Andy joined TVP after leaving the military in 2002 and has been a front line officer all his career. Andy is an advisor to the Police Roll of Honour Trust Treasurer and the Trustees on financial matters, policy and compliance.

Technology Advisor: Alan Spowart

Alan is a serving Detective Sergeant in the Police Service of Scotland. He originally joined Central Scotland Police based in Stirling and is now serving in Forth Valley Division, Police Scotland.

Research Advisor: Dr. Peter Kenninson

Peter retired from the Metropolitan Police as an Inspector. He studied and obtained a BA in Social Sciences with the Open University, an MA (Criminology) at Middlesex University in 1996 and a PhD in Philosophy in 2001. He has taught policing subjects and police history to both under and post graduate students. He has co-authored five books on policing subjects and is actively researching Police history.

Research Advisor: Dr. Robin Fletcher

Associate Professor of Criminology, Head of Employment and Placement Coordinator Police Research Group at Middlesex University.